Supply Operations Analyst (Raleigh-Durham Area)

Oxford, NC, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
**Basic Function:**

Responsible for evaluating the supply base in relation to support of customer service, inventory objectives and planned production/receipts. Develop and maintain supplier relationships in the best interest of the company. Negotiate supplier logistics executional agreements, measure supplier related performance outcomes and drive continuous improvement.


+ Establish, maintain and manage Supplier Logistics Executional Agreements.

+ Maintain Supplier data; validate lead times and data integrity within appropriate planning tools.

+ Lead improvements in response capability through reduction of lead times and appropriate inventory policies.

+ Develop supplier scorecards and measure: OTIF, WALT, Quality metrics. Initiate corrective action discussions with underperforming suppliers.

+ Liaise with Procurement and other functional partners ensure that all supplier data is current and accurate.

+ Responsible for drafting changes to existing processes ensuring that the changes are reviewed, approved, tested and communicated as required.

+ Identify opportunities to achieve greater cost effectiveness across the supply base.

+ Identify high risk areas within the supply chain, propose solutions and lead implementation of aligned mitigation plans.

+ Develop RCCP analysis for the supply base to identify constraints and mitigation strategies.

+ Actively participate in supplier reviews providing critical data for supplier performance evaluations.

+ Cultivate and manage effective communications and working relationships with vendors and suppliers.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management. Logistics or Operations Research. APICS certification (CPIM or CSCP) highly desirable.

+ 5 years of experience in Material Requirements Planning, procurement, inventory management or other supply chain management function.

+ Manufacturing experience highly desirable.

+ Sound knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures including manufacturing planning, procurement, demand, and replenishment processes. Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management, EOQ methodology, and supply chain best practices.

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

+ Experience with MS Office suite especially Excel, Access and Power Point.

+ Strong organizational skills; ability to evaluate data, prioritize, determine appropriate course of action, and gain acceptance of recommendations.

+ Ability to work with functional groups to effectively and professionally achieve results.